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EPTIS factsheet 678782 | Last revision 2023-11-01 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts678782 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts678782

PT provider
PT provider IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd
Based in Australia
Language(s) English
Remarks All tests available on all samples; minor sample rehydration required prior to testing according to PTP instructions. Round 1: 2 × real mince samples (Sample A and B) Count (cfu/g): Plate Count, E. coli, Coagulase positive Staphylococcus spp, Lactic acid bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae Detection (/25g): Salmonella spp Round 2: 2 × real mince samples (Sample A and B) Count (cfu/g): Anaerobic sulfite reducing bacteria, H2S producing bacteria, Psychrotrophic bacteria, Yeast, Mould, Pseudomonas aeruginosa Detection (/25 g): Listeria monocytogenes See the IFM Perpetual Schedule for more information: https://proficiency.ifmqs.com.au/dropbox/information/PT_Microbiology_Perpetual_Schedule.xlsx Laboratories may request multiple result submissions at no additional cost. This will ensure that all analysts and methods can be compared, giving a laboratory-wide picture of proficiency. If required, additional sample sets are available for order at a low per sample price (in support of no cost multiple result submissions).
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Beef Mince Round 1 Plate count all methods
E. coli count all methods
Lactic acid bacteria count all methods
Coagulase Positive Staphylococci count all methods
Enterobacteriaceae count all methods
Salmonella detection all methods
Beef Mince Round 2 Anaerobic sulfite reducing bacteria count all methods
H2S producing bacteria count all methods
Mould count all methods
Psychrotrophic bacteria count all methods
Pseudomonas aeruginosa count all methods
Yeast count all methods
Listeria Monocytogenes detection all methods
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants All food labs who want real food samples
Linked to specific legislation / standards No
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants 20+
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by A2LA on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043:2010


Operation is commissioned / requested by No
Fees and frequency
Participation fee AUD$510 per round (plus shipping)
Regularly operated Yes (2 rounds per year)
Year of first operation 2014
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd
P.O.Box 877, Unit 4/58 Stennett Road
2565 Ingleburn NSW

Phone: +61 2 9618 3311
Fax: n/a
Web: http://www.ifmqs.com.au http://www.ifmqs.com.au
IFM Team
Phone: +61 2 9618 3311
Email: Support@ifmqs.com.au Support@ifmqs.com.au
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Australia, Ms Luminita Antin. Ms Luminita Antin.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5